By Laurin Wittig
Returning domestic to the Scottish Highlands after struggling with the English, Tayg Munro gets a hero’s welcome—and a stunning ultimatum. with a purpose to take his position as inheritor to the chiefdom of Culrain, he needs to select a spouse in the month or have one selected for him. Angered by means of his family's decree, Tayg delays the inevitable by way of volunteering for a challenge for the king that takes him deep into the Highlands. Preoccupied through his marital legal responsibility, the brooding warrior units out with out trace of the fateful come across that awaits him...
Catriona MacLeod is understood during the Highlands because the Shrew of Assynt, due to her razor-sharp tongue and her unwillingness to yield to her 5 brothers. while she's instructed that her eldest brother has promised her hand in marriage to a guy she has sturdy cause to hate, she flees into the Scottish desolate tract, decided to hunt the king’s intervention in her plight. while she reluctantly joins forces with a good-looking vacationer, she can't count on the treacherous plot that would quickly embroil them—nor the eagerness that would ignite among them.
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Instead she slammed it down on the table, then belatedly remembered the stopper wasn't in it. Ink fountained up and she reached out and caught most of it in her cupped hands before it could do more than splatter the parchment full of numbers. " Her father whisked the parchment out of danger. Her brothers chuckled. She glared at them as ink dripped from between her clenched fingers, splattering on the now empty table top. " Her brother Ailig, youngest but for her, entered the chamber, pushing past the sheep.
His father said, pacing in a circle about Tayg and the table. " "Nay, 'tis a simple message with little to complicate its delivery. " "Ah, lad, there is," he growled. " Tayg leaned against the table and waited for his father to explain. "You have been with the king. " Angus gestured at the missive. Surprise coursed through Tayg. His father was asking his opinion? Very well, a test. " 'Tis an uneasy alliance," he began, "between the king and the Earl of Ross, despite the impending marriage of the earl's son to the king's sister.
He shouted running to the cottage door and flinging it open. " he yelled again. Doors flew open and the lane was quickly flanked by Tayg's kin, old and young alike, lining the way and shouting his name as if he were a great war hero - as they would have greeted Robbie. Tayg waited for the silence to descend, but it didn't. There were shouts and laughter and a lightness to the people's faces he had not seen when last he was here, nearly a year ago when he had brought Robbie's body home to be buried.